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Chronic Disease & Injury

Lower Respiratory

Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (CLRD) affects the lungs and airways. These diseases include asthma, bronchiectasis, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. As a group, CLRD are a major cause of disability and are the third leading cause of death in the United States

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